Project supervision in the fuel value tightens

Was approved by the consumer protection Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, on 23 November, the project of law No. 3811/2015 by federal deputy Cesar Halum (PRB-TO), which establishes the ANP (national agency of petroleum, Natural gas and biofuels) the jurisdiction to supervise the establishments authorized to resell fuels, in order to contain abusive practices on prices.

The proposal covers also the supervision of sectors such as construction, operation of plant and equipment for the year of production, export, import, refining, transport, transfer, treatment, processing, warehousing, storage, distribution, sale and marketing of biofuels, as well as conformity assessment and certification of oil, natural gas and their derivatives.

In addition, according to the project, in the case of irregularities, the establishment can receive a ticket that can range from 5000 to R$ $1 million reais.